Obama sent debt-limit suspension

Posted: February 1, 2013 at 5:44 a.m.

The Senate on Thursday sent President Barack Obama legislation suspending the government’s statutory borrowing limit until May, accepting a House Republican demand that Senate Democrats produce a budget plan this spring in exchange for a debt-limit reprieve that included no spending cuts.

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